PRP uses your own blood, therefore, there is no risk of an allergic reaction to other components
Platelet RIch Plasma regenerates the tissue and stimulates collagen production
Platelet Rich Plasma effects are completely natural. The treatment regenerates your skin and helps your body produce more collagen. Since there are no synthetic products involved, there is no risk of allergic reactions.
Given that PRP injections revitalize all damaged tissue, it will not only target wrinkles, but rejuvenate all treated area. As a result, it will provide a fresh appearance and healthier skin.
When you undergo a Platelet Rich Plasma treatment, results can last up to two years. The effects keep showing over time, even 4 or 6 weeks after the injections.
A Doctor will take a small vial of your blood and put it into a centrifuge. The process separates the platelet rich plasma from the red blood cells, which can be injected into your skin.
Platelet rich plasma will activate the healing process of any damaged tissue. It stimulates the collagen production, therefore, refreshes your skin and makes it look healthier and younger.
Since PRP injections stimulate your own collagen production, you will be able to see how your skin progressively starts looking better. Plus, results enhance your natural features instead of drastically changing your appearance.
Wrinkles and face lines start to fade away as a result of a healthier, replenished skin. It is all part of the healing process your skin will start to experience after the platelet rich plasma treatment.
The average Platelet Rich Plasma treatment will last about 45-60 minutes. The results will be noticeable 4 to 6 weeks after the procedure.
The PRP treatment is not only a facial treatment, any area that needs skin regeneration can be treated. It is highly effective to minimize wrinkles, acne scars, dry skin and sagginess.
Since the treatment uses your own blood to obtain the platelet rich plasma, there is no risk of an allergic reaction. Some practitioners will use substances like lidocaine to numb the area. Make sure to inform your Doctor of any known allergies and past experiences with anesthesia.
It is also important to tell the Doctor if you have been diagnosed with Cancer, an infection or low platelet count. As well as any medications you are taking at the time of the treatment or during the previous days. If this is the case, a professional can assess your situation and determine whether you should undergo this kind of treatment.
Athletes like Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal and Tiger Woods have used PRP to treat sport injuries.
Platelet Rich Plasma is also called ‘liquid gold’ because it contains a high platelet count.
In addition to improving skin elasticity, PRP injections also have a positive effect on its texture and tone.
PRP injections must be administered by a certified professional. The process involves taking a blood sample and extracting platelet rich plasma from it. You should only trust an experienced professional to do so properly and avoid mishandling risks. If you want to evaluate your eligibility for this treatment, contact us and schedule an appointment at (718) 535-7927.
Dr. Roly Borges is an expert in the application of non-surgical aesthetic injectable treatments including Botox, Restylane, Juvederm, Dysport, Perlane, Radiesse, Platelet Rich Plasma, and Pelleve.
Now based in NYC, Dr. Roly Borges graduated from Iberoamerican University School of in Santo Domingo. He was a fellow at North Shore University Hospital and is certified by The American Board of Medical Specialties in Internal Medicine.
In addition to his first-class Medical Spa and Skin Rejuvenation treatments, Dr. Borges currently leads a private practice in Astoria, NY serving as a primary care physician and internist and is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens and North Shore LIJ, specializing in Hypertension, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Thyroid, Allergies, and more.